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January 29, 2016

Boopsie. Houston Public Library increases usage and expands their reach with launch of customized Boopsie Mobile App. Boopsie released a case study focused on its partnership with Houston Public Library. Boopsie worked with the Library to create a custom mobile app that provides convenient access to the Library’s services for the system’s users. The launch of the branded app resulted in an increase in resource usage — specifically the comic books and graphic novels in the Library’s extensive collection — and easily trackable return on investment for the Library. [Full Announcement].

June 28, 2013

Houston Public Library. Houston Public Library unveils new catalog and customer account interface. The Houston Public Library will unveil a new library catalog and customer accounts system for its customers on July 11, 2013. HPL is transitioning from the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. (III) Millennium system to the SirsiDynix Symphony system. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2008

Equinox Houston Public Library in British Columbia goes live with Evergreen. Houston Public Library of the British Columbia SITKA Consortium has followed Prince Rupert, Powell River, Fort Nelson, Terrace, and Whistler Public Libraries as the next facility to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library software. [Full Announcement].